Herb latin name: Orobanche cernua
Family: Orobanchaceae (Broom-rape Family)
Edible parts of Orobanche cernua:Root - cooked. It is roasted then eaten.
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of the herb:Rocky slopes, especially in Lahul, 1500 - 3300 metres from Pakistan to C. Nepal in the Himalayas.
Propagation of Orobanche cernua:Seed - we have no information on this species but suggest sowing the seed in a greenhouse in a pot containing a host plant. The seed is probably best sown as soon as it is ripe if this is possible. It might also be possible to sow the seed in situ around a host plant.
Cultivation of the herb:Rocky slopes, especially in Lahul, 1500 - 3300 metres from Pakistan to C. Nepal in the Himalayas.
Medicinal use of Orobanche cernua:None known
Known hazards of Orobanche cernua:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.